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Brief description of site

A map of 1874 shows the house set in woodlands. The estate included a church, school and two entrance lodges. There are curved terraces to the south of the house. There was parkland and woodland beyond. Features included a kitchen garden and a number of small lakes. The 1981 map appears to show a similar layout.

Location information:

Address: Cross-in-Hand, Waldron, TN21 0SL

Locality: Waldron, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Cross in Hand/Five Ashes

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ565214
Latitude: 50.9708 Longitude: 0.227587

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

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